MCDIARMID Park in Perth has been chosen as the venue for the Irn-Bru Cup final between Inverness Caledonian Thistle and Dumbarton.

St Johnstone's home ground will host the clash on Saturday 24 March with kick-off at 4.15pm.

BBC Alba will be providing live coverage of the encounter as the two Ladbrokes Championship sides go head to head for the trophy.

It will be the 10th time that the Perth stadium has hosted the final of the competition. 

Inverness defeated Northern Irish outfit Crusaders 3-2 in their semi-final on Sunday, after Dumbarton had triumphed 2-1 away to Welsh side The New Saints a day earlier. 

The two clubs are currently separated by 10 points in the league table, with Caley Thistle occupying seventh spot and Dumbarton in ninth.